New Delhi: Ever since Akshay Kumar started promoting his upcoming film PadMan, his recent public appearances sporting a 'bald look' created a buzz among his fans. According to a mid-day report, Akshay Kumar completely shaved off his head and went bald for his next project, Kesari. It all began when Akshay Kumar was spotted in a bald look while promoting PadMan at the grand finale of Bigg Boss Season 11. It was earlier speculated that "Akshay Kumar went bald to avoid a surgery for hair bonds, as his hair follicles were too weak to hold onto artificial hair bond," India Today quoted a source.
- Akshay Kumar goes bald for his next Kesari
- PadMan is based on the real life story of a Tamil Nadu activist
- Akshay Kumar's Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi
Over the week, Akshay Kumar received a lot of praise for embracing his real-life look during PadMan promotions and not making any effort to hide his bald pate.
This time while promoting PadMan at a TV show, he rested all the viral rumors, by confirming the real reason behind his decision to go bald. mid-day reports that Akshay Kumar completely shaved off his head, "... As it was getting uncomfortable to don a huge turban for the Kesari and a tonsured head provides some respite from a sweaty head."
Akshay Kumar's Kesari is an upcoming period drama based on the 1897's historic Battle of Saragarhi, which was fought between Sikh soldiers of the British Army and Pashtun Orakzai tribesmen. Co-produced by Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar, the Anurag Singh-directored Kesari is slated for Holi 2019 release.
Akshay Kumar's upcoming film PadMan, also starring Radhika Apte and Sonam Kapoor, is based on the real life story of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a Tamil Nadu-based social activist who revolutionized the concept of menstrual hygiene in rural India.